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Musée des Automates, Limoux

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Gain a new appreciation for uncanny automation at Musée des Automates, a museum featuring about 250 automatic puppets, nearly all created in the site's workshop. Don't be alarmed when these puppets start moving--they are designed to. The owner of the museum creates each item in a workshop, which you can usually tour if you ask. Explore seven rooms of animated puppets and objects made of metal, wood, and paper dating from the 19th century. Put Musée des Automates into our Limoux vacation route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Limoux is a charming place which is well worth spending some time in - maybe drinking a beer or coffee in the medieval square. But the town also has some genuine surprises the musee des Automates bein...  more »
  • I guess I have always liked automatons and I instantly thought this would be a museum of old mechanised figurines as in 19th century. However this was not the case. These are modern hand crafted fanta...  more »
  • This is a really weird place but it's beautiful and well worth a visit. The two people who run it make the models and their workshop is really interesting to see. 6€ for an adult and takes about 30 mi...  more »
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  • quite bizarre but recommended.ust hope grandkids don't have nightmares.....
  • Pretty surreal experience!
  • Great for a family visit. Work was breathtaking.
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  • Beautiful for this little corner of Magic held in family
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  • Always creative owners and extreme kindness.
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